Michael J. Jackson

Michael J. Jackson*

Michael J. Jackson

Practice Areas

  • Appellate practice
  • Construction law
  • Insurance defence litigation
  • Personal injury litigation – defence
  • Motor vehicle claims
  • Property loss/subrogated claims
  • Professional liability

Leadership & Community Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association BC Branch, various subsections
  • Member, Canadian Defence Lawyers
  • Member, Trial Lawyers Association of British Columbia


  • University of Victoria, LL.B., 1981
  • University of British Columbia, 1975

Bar Admission

  • British Columbia, 1982


Michael Jackson is one of the founding partners of Lindsay LLP. He is an experienced defence lawyer, having appeared at all levels of court, up to and including the Supreme Court of Canada. His clients include general property, casualty and professional liability insurers.

Michael was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts at the University of British Columbia in 1975 and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of Victoria in 1981. He was admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 1982.

Michael has practiced general insurance defence litigation since 1982, with a particular emphasis on product liability, occupier’s liability, personal injury (including catastrophic injury and fatal accident claims), marine and motor carrier cargo claims and industrial accident claims (including fires, gas explosions and blasting). He also handles claims relating to entertainment and sports liability, motor vehicle, highway maintenance, commercial/social host liquor liability and professional liability. In addition, Michael provides advice and legal opinions on insurance coverage to general property, casualty, professional liability and travel accident insurers.

Michael has been invited to speak at continuing education seminars for insurance organizations such as the Canadian Risk and Insurance Management Society and both the Canadian and British Columbia Adjusters Association. He has also spoken at the Continuing Legal Education Society of B.C. Insurance Law conference and at numerous client seminars.

Michael enjoys a wide range of sports, including squash, soccer, skiing, sailing and cycling, as well as music, reading and travel.

*Practicing as MJ Jackson Law Corporation